The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Apple, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 144 174 162
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -12
Contract jobs citing Apple 45 31 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 0.51% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.06% 1.19% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 18
Average daily rate
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£170 £358 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.44% -7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £163 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £480 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.41% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Average hourly rate £17.87 £18.85 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.22% +12.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.02 £17.86 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £127.00 £23.20 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +55.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2180 2615 2563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.46% 43.10% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 1794 1820
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 55 61
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £14.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.31 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Apple Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple.

1 51 (65.38%) Windows
2 33 (42.31%) Windows 7
3 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
4 30 (38.46%) Mac OS X
4 30 (38.46%) MS Office
5 26 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 24 (30.77%) Finance
7 21 (26.92%) Windows XP
8 20 (25.64%) iPad
9 19 (24.36%) Active Directory
9 19 (24.36%) Blackberry
10 17 (21.79%) iPhone
11 12 (15.38%) Android
12 11 (14.10%) Mac OS X Server
12 11 (14.10%) Spanish Language
13 10 (12.82%) Google
13 10 (12.82%) Mac OS
13 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
14 8 (10.26%) Banking
14 8 (10.26%) VMware
14 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
14 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (8.97%) Windows 8
16 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (7.69%) Investment Banking
16 6 (7.69%) Objective-C
16 6 (7.69%) Shell Script
16 6 (7.69%) Service Management
16 6 (7.69%) MS Exchange
16 6 (7.69%) OO

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.56%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.56%) CMS
3 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.28%) Drupal
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 30 (38.46%) MS Office
2 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (2.56%) MS Project
5 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.28%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Google Apps
2 4 (5.13%) Office 365
2 4 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.13%) VPN
2 4 (5.13%) DNS
2 4 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (5.13%) DHCP
3 3 (3.85%) Internet
3 3 (3.85%) Firewall
4 2 (2.56%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.56%) HTTP
4 2 (2.56%) SMTP
4 2 (2.56%) Wireless
4 2 (2.56%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.56%) LDAP
4 2 (2.56%) LAN
5 1 (1.28%) VoIP
5 1 (1.28%) WLAN
5 1 (1.28%) VLAN
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.28%) Wireless Security
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) MySQL
2 4 (5.13%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Xcode
2 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.56%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.56%) Rational Rose
3 2 (2.56%) RequisitePro
4 1 (1.28%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.28%) Selenium
4 1 (1.28%) Hudson
4 1 (1.28%) Robotium
4 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (30.77%) Finance
2 11 (14.10%) Spanish Language
3 8 (10.26%) Banking
4 6 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.85%) Retail
5 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.56%) Back Office
6 2 (2.56%) Marketing
7 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) Support Engineer
2 19 (24.36%) Desktop Support
3 15 (19.23%) Desktop Engineer
4 14 (17.95%) Analyst
5 13 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Mac Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Support Technician
8 5 (6.41%) IT Support
9 4 (5.13%) Service Desk Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.85%) Administrator
10 3 (3.85%) Customer Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) iOS Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Mac Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Desktop Technician
11 2 (2.56%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) Application Packaging
1 4 (5.13%) Cocoa
2 2 (2.56%) JSON
2 2 (2.56%) RESTful
2 2 (2.56%) HTML
2 2 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (1.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) Middleware
3 1 (1.28%) HTML5
3 1 (1.28%) CSS3
3 1 (1.28%) WebKit
3 1 (1.28%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.64%) iPad
2 19 (24.36%) Blackberry
3 17 (21.79%) iPhone
4 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.13%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.85%) Derivative
6 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.56%) Open Source
7 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.28%) PKI
7 1 (1.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 51 (65.38%) Windows
2 33 (42.31%) Windows 7
3 30 (38.46%) Mac OS X
4 26 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 21 (26.92%) Windows XP
6 12 (15.38%) Android
7 11 (14.10%) Mac OS X Server
8 10 (12.82%) Mac OS
9 7 (8.97%) Windows 8
10 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (6.41%) Linux
12 4 (5.13%) UNIX
12 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (3.85%) Windows Vista
13 3 (3.85%) Windows Phone
14 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
14 2 (2.56%) MVS
15 1 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (7.69%) ITIL
2 6 (7.69%) OO
2 6 (7.69%) Service Management
3 5 (6.41%) Service Delivery
3 5 (6.41%) iOS Development
4 4 (5.13%) ITSM
5 3 (3.85%) OOP
5 3 (3.85%) Use Case
5 3 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.56%) TDD
6 2 (2.56%) Data Analysis
6 2 (2.56%) Automated Testing
6 2 (2.56%) Business Analysis
6 2 (2.56%) Test Management
6 2 (2.56%) Data Mapping
6 2 (2.56%) Agile Testing
6 2 (2.56%) Functional Testing
6 2 (2.56%) Programme Management
6 2 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.69%) SQL
1 6 (7.69%) Shell Script
1 6 (7.69%) Objective-C
2 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.85%) VBA
3 2 (2.56%) Python
3 2 (2.56%) C#
3 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.56%) Perl
4 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) CTC Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.13%) ACTC
4 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.56%) Degree
5 2 (2.56%) MCSE
5 2 (2.56%) ISEB
6 1 (1.28%) MCP
6 1 (1.28%) PhD
6 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) ISO 9001
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (24.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Casper Suite
2 2 (2.56%) WSUS
2 2 (2.56%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) Puppet
2 2 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.56%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.82%) Google
3 8 (10.26%) VMware
4 5 (6.41%) Cisco
5 4 (5.13%) Sophos
5 4 (5.13%) Reuters
5 4 (5.13%) Bloomberg
5 4 (5.13%) Adobe
5 4 (5.13%) Citrix
6 3 (3.85%) BMC
6 3 (3.85%) Symantec
6 3 (3.85%) Remedy
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle
7 2 (2.56%) IBM
7 2 (2.56%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.28%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.28%) Marketo
8 1 (1.28%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.28%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.28%) Veeam